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Why India needs a centre for research on retirement behaviour

16. April 2018 - 15:48
With rising longevity, India will also need to consider demographic research on retrospective ageing

Where does the buck stop at banks?

16. April 2018 - 4:59
The latest developments at ICICI Bank and Axis Bank warrants a look at what the Banking Regulation Act has to say about corporate governance at banks

Growth paradox

16. April 2018 - 2:37
The ongoing earnings season should provide important clues to whether the improvement in the macro economy will finally begin to be seen in the micro numbers

Four reasons why Indians buy such little general insurance

15. April 2018 - 23:18
A common notion is that buyers are not confident that claims will be paid. However, that’s a myth because many claims are paid, and settlement ratios are reasonably high

Maldives: Corruption and sexism go together with Abdulla Yameen

15. April 2018 - 23:09
The Maldivian president Abdulla Yameen and his ruling party have been able to act with impunity and corruption, both against women and the country

The logic of Sri Lanka’s anti-Muslim riot

15. April 2018 - 23:06
The Sri Lankan government turned a blind eye to the anti-Muslim riot, possibly believing this would solve the ruling party’s internal problems

University education and radicalization in Pakistan

15. April 2018 - 23:03
Students in most engineering universities and medical colleges face the same indoctrination in Pakistan’s ‘ideology’ that they did in high school

The need for balancing the devolution scales

15. April 2018 - 22:59
Unsustainably biased financial devolution risks a ‘progressive-inclusive’ divide and, in the extreme, civil war

The wrinkles beneath the RBI’s cheery disposition

15. April 2018 - 22:58
Most central banks across the globe embraced greater transparency in the aftermath of the 2008 financial crisis. RBI seems to be swimming against that tide

India is not a currency manipulator

15. April 2018 - 22:54
In case the government buckles under US pressure, the likely result could be a faster appreciation of the rupee

Malpractices in exams threaten the future of Indian education

15. April 2018 - 22:50
Playing with the future of young people is not a new tradition. Corruption in exams has evolved into an industry in certain North Indian states

The binary discourse threat to the Indian republic

15. April 2018 - 21:04
The Kathua and Unnao rape cases, and the narrative that’s grown around them, points to a breakdown of the Indian polity, a warning an aspiring India can ignore only at its peril

The girl in the meadow in Kathua

14. April 2018 - 5:42
Let the image of Orijit Sen’s happy girl picking flowers in the meadow remind you that something is rotten

How to defeat a rogue nation? Find a bigger thug

14. April 2018 - 5:30
That is the meaning of every Dalit migration and conversion—a quest for a force that can stare India down

The leader on a bullock cart

14. April 2018 - 1:41
Were it not for this crusader on a bullock cart, taking head-on the mighty and powerful in 1893, generations might have passed before the Pulayas decided, at last, that it was time for them to rise up, standing together to fight

After 45 years, an oasis in the dessert desert

13. April 2018 - 13:08
The writer crosses a culinary frontier with reasonable success but is wary of doing it again

Birmingham’s football fadeout

13. April 2018 - 9:55
Unless Aston Villa win promotion next year, Birmingham may go without any representation at all in the Premier League next year

NPR’s Tiny Desk Concert is a rabbit-hole for music lovers

13. April 2018 - 9:35
More than 500 bands from every genre and the thrill of discovery makes this a virtual trove for listeners

British sitcom ‘Loaded’ mixes comedy with food for thought

13. April 2018 - 9:34
The show follows the misadventures of four men with money to burn

Why I am watching the Gold Coast Games with my daughter

13. April 2018 - 6:58
Even if your child doesn’t pursue sport seriously, there are enough learning opportunities when you watch live sport